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Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Noteworthy - history of discipline, craniofacial surgery is under construction
Plink - The Plastic Surgery link, soon moving to
Noteworthy - news groups, cranio-maxillofacial surgery
Surgical Procedures Homepage
Note: This is where the unilateral cleft lip repair discussion was posted.
Over 50 sets of photos showing transitions through repair. Very technical discussion.
Good site if you want to see what is done to repair.
PRS-Net - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
ASPS/PSEF Website -- American Society of Plastic Surgeons and Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
Interesting info on tissue expansion and scar revision, but there is more
The figure showing the Tessier classification is in a document located at
This document is written in the language of Brasil (Brazil).
I don't know if it is Spanish or Portuguese or Brasilian, but a few
of the words I can make out. There is also some information on
Treacher Collins, Crouzon and Apert. I found the line drawing
interesting showing the different types of cleft.
The Craniofacial Page of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Page (Columbia
Presbyterian Medical College)
Teeter's Page - The Apert Syndrome Resource
Noteworthy - info and lots of linked pix and stories - like our gallery
Klippel-Feil Syndrome Network
Klippel-Feil Syndrome describes congenital fusion of at least two of the seven
vertebrae in the cervical-spine. In addition there may be fusion or
anomalies of vertebrae in the thoracic or lumbar-spine.
Velo Cardial Facial Syndrome
Genetic Syndrome Support Groups Online and other Health-related WWW Sites
Also search the web at your favorite search engine.
http://www.albany.net/allinone/ has links to most search engines.